1. Game Time
Sports fans and those looking for a truly one-of-a-kind place to exchange vows can do so at Safeco Field
. Seattle events planner Jennifer Taylor recommends going all the way with a ceremony at home plate.
2. Chapel of Love
Traditional brides looking for something unique can marry in the European-style chapel at Bastyr University
. Kirstie Warren of Simply Wed
in Lynnwood likes this breathtaking space for its carved wooden pews and beautiful, handcrafted stained-glass windows.
3. Seeing Green
For classic elegance, consider Olympia’s Indian Summer Golf & Country Club
. Hold your ceremony in the 33,000 square-foot clubhouse or in a courtyard situated in the middle of a verdant golf course.
4. Estate Grandeur
If the phrase “the bigger the better” could describe your theme, look no further than Stimson-Green Mansion
. Katy Griffiths of Vows Wedding Planning & Design
suggests this English Tudor-style mansion for vintage-glam ceremonies.
5. Through the Grapevine
No need to travel to Napa to wed in wine country. Couples can marry at Columbia Winery
, a state-of-the-art vineyard, on a secluded patio overlooking Sammamish Valley.
6. City Sites
Feel like you’re on top of the world—well, on top of Seattle—and exchange vows at the Chinese Room
. Your guests will be captivated by one of the best views of downtown, on the 35th floor of the Smith Tower.
7. Inn StyleRosario Resort & Spa
: It’s a little bit marina but completely luxurious. The perfect site for a wedding near the water, the property’s historic Moran Mansion overlooks the Cascade Bay.
8. Rustic Elegance
Yes, it’s beautiful, but what makes the Kiana Lodge
in Poulsbo really stand out is its tribal style. Say “I do” in a garden atrium or an expansive open area beneath wooden beams.
9. On the Water
For stunning 360-degree views of the horizon, consider marrying aboard your very own ferryboat. The M.V. Skansonia
is permanently moored on Lake Union and boasts a wrap-around garden patio and original antiques from the 1920s.
10. Castle Dreams
Princess brides can make their fairytale wedding dreams come true at The Tracy Castle
in Wilkeson. Marry before an elegantly hand-carved marble mantle or within a small chapel surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows.
-- Christa Vagnozzi
Photo: Ron Henry Photography